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Bears win 34-18 over Cowboys: Initial Reactions

Bears living up to their potential The Bears at first created almost realistic expectations for a team still needing to gel on offense. The team had many moving pieces, and new additions that needed to find their place in this system. It was unfair to rambunctiously criticize the offense after week two, and now a quarter of the […]

Bears 23-6 Rams: Initial reactions

Monsters of the midway The Chicago Bears have always been predicated on the strength of their defense, and in a year with uncertainty the Monster of the Midway have come out and shut all the critics up. The Bears unequivocally and completely dominated the Rams on defense. It was a slaughter, started up front with […]

Rams @ Bears: Gameday

Gameday The Bears have their second home game of the season, and they come into this game as -7 point favorites. Both teams find themselves at 1-1, with one home win and one away loss. The Bears are definitely the team with the most pressure to win this game, considering the mutiny that would be […]

Rams @ Bears preview part 3: 5 keys to victory

5. Give Michael Bush touches The Bears will be without starting back Matt Forte and the running game will be led by newly acquired Michael Bush. Bush as I’ve said is not new to this sudden starter type roll, he did this for years in Oakland behind Darren McFadden and excelled in doing so. In […]

Jay Cutler analysis: does he hang onto the ball too long?

I sat down and re-watched every offensive play from last Thursday Nights match up between the Bears and the Packers. I sat down and timed the amount of time in which Jay Cutler held the ball in his hands on passing downs. I recorded which plays were sacks, interceptions, catches, incompletions, and touchdown passes. I […]

Emery’s emergency plan put into action with Forte out

The Bears made a number of moves this week and in the offseason in preparation for a situation like this to presents itself. Matt Forte went down in last weeks Thursdays night match up against the Packers with an ankle injury that was labeled as not serious. Forte is now ruled out for Sundays game […]

Rams @ Bears preview part 2: Bears offense looking to bounce back

Offensive woes The Bears offense is coming off a pitiful performance in Green Bay. A performance that the Bears desperately tried to erase from their memory as quick as possible. Cutler threw 4 interceptions, Marshall caught 2 passes and dropped an easy touchdown pass. Bennett and Hester were ineffective, and J’Marcus Webb let Clay Mathews […]

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